Milwaukee Public Schools

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Milwaukee Public Schools. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
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  • 47th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • $43k

    starting salary

    updated 05/23/2019
  • $65k

    max salary

    updated 05/23/2019
  • 3

    years to tenure

    updated 01/13/2015
  • 175

    days in student
    school year

    updated 03/19/2019
  • 188

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 03/19/2019
  • 75,431


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 4,387


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 77%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 03/12/2019**

Labor context

updated 04/09/2019
  • District is operating under board policies (Updated in Database every three years).
  • State required collective bargaining if a majority of teachers vote for union representation, but the scope of bargaining is limited.
  • The primary union or professional association is affiliated with NEA.

Student Demographics

updated 03/12/2019**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2016-2017 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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